Rihanna is the coverstar this month for Vogue US. The singer looks gorgeous with long, striking red hair. She was shot by Annie Leibovitz for the magazine which also includes an interview. I love these photos of her – especially on the beach in a floaty dress – as it shows how versatile she is. She told Vogue about her changing opinions to body image explaining, "Over the holidays, and even during filming, I realised that I actually like my body, even if it's not perfect according to the book. I just feel sexy. For the first time, I don't want to get rid of the curves. I just want to tone it up. My body is comfortable, and it's not unhealthy, so I'm going to rock with it." We couldn't agree more! Click through to see images from the shoot where she sports a range of hair styles and colours.
Lady Gaga has landed the cover of US Vogue for March 2011 with a very colourful image. The singer wears a pink bob wig in the shoot where she was photographed by Mario Testino and wears pieces by Alexander McQueen, Haider Ackermann and Louis Vuitton. In the magazine, Lady Gaga talks about Alexander McQueen and how she is often compared to Isabella Blow. She said everyone told her that she looked like Isabella adding, "McQueen used to say, ‘Oh, my God, your boobs!’ He actually grabbed both of them and said, ‘Even your boobs are like hers!’” Click through to see images from the publication.
The UK isn't the only country that is getting excited about the pending royal wedding. Across the pond in the US, they're pretty excited too! It's therefore to be expected that the major publications would be battling it out to bag the first cover of the future Queen. American Vogue and Harper's Bazaar are currently rivals for Kate Middleton's first major cover.
She has already appeared in Tatler in an Andy Warhol inspired collage, but who will get the first original shoot? Anna Wintour is quite determined and did manage to score Michelle Obama's first major cover, but Harper's Bazaar has a royal link. The fashion-features editor of Harper's is Sara Buys who is married to Camilla Parker Bowles's son Tom. However, editor Glenda Bailey is not giving anything away, she commented, "We're very, very fortunate to have some of the great Kates appear on our cover — Kate Winslet, Cate Blanchett. Who knows the future?"
I hope a British magazine bags Kate's first cover, and I can't wait to see her in more editorial. Which magazine do you think will feature Kate's first original cover?
Tom Ford's return to womenswear has been highly anticipated. It's been years since he created beautifully sculpted pieces for women and in September, he presented his comeback collection to a small crowd. His designs have now appeared on Vogue.com and they do not disappoint. Tom recently commented that he intends to do this for the next 30 years, which is great news and he intends to keep up the exclusivity. These shots were taken by Terry Richardson, but don't expect to see these all over the red carpet – "I’ll wait to see who’s nominated for the Oscars. Then I will offer to dress one person." It's been a great year for Tom, and it has just been announced that it will end with a bang as he will be the guest editor of French Vogue for December. Ooh-la-la!
Anna Wintour hosted a party in New York last night celebrating some of the UK's hottest designer names. Some of New York's best loved British ex-pats attended the party including Ed Westwick and Georgia May Jagger along with designers Louise Gray and Justin Thornton of Preen. Models Alexandra Richards and Coco Rocha were also there along with Coco's British husband! Anna wore a beautiful Erdem coat as she partied for the London designer showrooms in the US which showcase British talent. Names involved in the project (which closed last night) included Holly Fulton, Michael van der Ham and David Koma.
To see more photos from the party, just keep reading.
You may not recognise the name Edward Enninful, but you'll definitely have seen his work. He has styled for some of the world's most prestigious publications including both American and Italian Vogue. Yesterday, I attended an FBC chat with the stylist who talked about his amazing career including becoming fashion editor at i-D magazine before his 18th birthday. He began working as a model after being scouted by fellow stylist Simon Foxton before shooting a campaign for Pepe jeans. Edward has since styled for world famous photographers like Nick Knight, Steven Meisel, Craig McDean and Juergen Teller. He has also styled big names like Kate Moss, Gemma Ward and Naomi Campbell. Click through to see just some of the amazing editorial work Edward has styled.
Natalia Vodianova stars in a gorgeous shoot in the new issue of Vogue as she poses alongside the gorgeous Ewan McGregor. They were shot by Peter Lindbergh who is making his return to Vogue following an 18 year hiatus! Grace Coddington and Anna Wintour managed to convince him to return with Grace styling this shoot. Click through to see more.
Welcome back Cindy! It's like you never left! Big and bouncy blow dries are having a moment, it seems, as the fashion pack embrace the 1990s supermodel look.
It started during London Fashion Week's Fashion for Relief event, where Naomie Harris, Geri Halliwell and Kimberley Walsh all worked giant Brigitte Bardot hairstyles, but it looks like it's continuing in to a major phenomenon.
Check out Gisele on the cover of American Vogue this April, all '90s glamour in her one shoulder coral top capped by big swooshy hair! On the catwalks in February, Balmain, Giles and Prada also worked a similar vibe.
You can now even get the 'Super' style yourself at Daniel Hersheson's Blow Dry Bar, with it's new Big and Brushed style (£22). Throw on George Michael's 'Freedom! 90' hit classic, and you'll be poised for your own catwalk turn.
Will you be trying this look? Click through below to get the perfect blow dry at home.
There is still time to vote in my poll for your favourite model of 2009, but Vogue's top model across the globe has just been revealed. American born Karlie Kloss gained the most editorial space ahead of Lara Stone and Sasha Pivovarova, whilst Patrick Demarchelier was the top photographer. Karlie dominated both American and British editions of the publication with Malgosia Bela and Lily Donaldson being the other popular names for the UK. Interestingly, Vogue UK had the smallest number of models and photographers used overall. Is Karlie one of your top models too?
Victoria Beckham has come along way since her WAG days of 2006. She moved to LA in 2007 and has since worked hard to build a name for herself in the fashion world developing her own label with a little help from Simon Fuller and Roland Mouret. Victoria's current personal style is much more elegant than in previous years and her designs have won a lot of praise.
She has racked up Vogue covers over the past year appearing in Russian, British and Indian issues of the publication, but the biggest of them all – Vogue US, might be just within reach. Rumours suggest that Victoria will grace the October edition as she promotes her fragrance launch in America. The Spice Girl last appeared on the cover 11 years ago when girl power was at it's peak. Do you think she should be a covergirl again now?